The Heat: Sudan Conflict

The Heat

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Almost 300 dead and hundreds wounded leaving a nation in shock. What’s driving Sudan’s conflict? 

It is the worst violence in Sudan since its independence 67 years ago. Thousands of people have fled the capital, Khartoum, while the army is fighting a paramilitary group, in a dispute for power. 

Joining the discussion:

  • Alyona Synenko is a spokesperson for the International Committee of the Red Cross.
  • Abdullahi Boru Halakhe is an Africa security and policy specialist. 
  • Khalid Mustafa Medani is an Associate Professor at the Islamic Studies Institute at McGill University.